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Walkscore only for a few countries?

NC-v4.1 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 25, 2021, 5:19 am

I investigated the new option 3 for this credit. The only information required is a screenshot of the Walkscore. That seems a lot easier than showing...

Last reply: Ryan Hussey, Oct 8, 2021, 12:13 pm

Definition of ”Housing” in Diverse Uses

NC-v4 LTc4: Surrounding density and diverse uses
posted by Maria Porter on Sep 20, 2021, 5:28 am

One use type is “Community anchor uses - Housing (100 or more dwelling units)”. In one project I used a large area of single family houses, all within tha right distance, for...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 21, 2021, 8:19 am

Wood decking on roof

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Sep 21, 2021, 8:04 am

Has anybody had success in getting an...

Core and Shell- How to define the "regularly occupied space" since the interior layout is not determined yet

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by IASON BOURNAS on Sep 15, 2021, 9:24 am


We are working with a project that is not constructed yet (office building, Core and Shell). The building volume and facades have been decided, but the exact plan layout is not known...

Glare control requirements for Nordic projects

NC-v4.1 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Medina Deliahmedova on Sep 14, 2021, 11:53 am

Dear All,

I am an engineer at Inform Design (consulting practice based in Sweden), and we are working on a large office building project which aims to acquire LEED certificate.


Does the paring now have to be on-site?

CS-v4.1 LTc8: Electric Vehicles
posted by Maria Porter on Aug 12, 2021, 4:19 am

I have had many projects in v2009 that have had their parking in a neighboring garage if they don’t have their own garage. I have ongoing projects in v4 with the same situation. But somebody just...

Last reply: Maria Porter, Aug 12, 2021, 4:23 am

Wind-PPA as renewable energy production?

NC-v4 EAc5: Renewable energy production
posted by Lai-San wong on Jun 13, 2017, 5:19 am

In the requirement for EAc5 (BD+C) it is stated:
"The use of solar gardens or community...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 8, 2021, 8:57 am

Reused element in either structure or enclosure

NC-v4.1 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Maria Porter on Feb 22, 2021, 3:45 am

Option 2, path 4 – LCA. “….and incorporate...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Apr 1, 2021, 12:55 pm

Is there or is there not an EP for this credit?

NC-v4.1 EQc8: Quality Views
posted by Maria Porter on Mar 31, 2021, 6:50 am

Can I assume that the Exemplary Performance level of >90 % regularly occupied spaces with views is still relevant in v4.1 (both pre and post Nov 2020 update), referring to the text: “Guidance...

Green Cleaning Policy

EBOM-v4.1 EQp3: Green Cleaning Policy
posted by Hanna Oberg on Mar 29, 2021, 5:29 am


I have a project where the tenant are responsible for the cleaning of every areas in the building, hence the property owner does not have any contracted cleaning for this specific...